Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla?

2009-01-04 Thread John Gilmore
The main problem [with gnash on OLPC] I've had so far is getting the Gstreamer Ugly plugins set (non-FOSS plugins, including the MP3 decoder) installed properly on XO 8.2.0 via Yum because the Gstreamer in 8.2.0's repository is some kind of mishmash from the older Fedora 8 version, not the

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla?

2009-01-04 Thread Peter Robinson
The main problem [with gnash on OLPC] I've had so far is getting the Gstreamer Ugly plugins set (non-FOSS plugins, including the MP3 decoder) installed properly on XO 8.2.0 via Yum because the Gstreamer in 8.2.0's repository is some kind of mishmash from the older Fedora 8 version, not the

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla?

2009-01-04 Thread Albert Cahalan
Peter Robinson writes: I've found it very cpu intensive on Fedora 9 and 10 with a penryn dual core processor. It basically pins one of the cores to 100% CPU That could be good. 70% would be more worrisome, because we'd have to assume the CPU was really doing the rendering. At 100%, it becomes

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 9:14 PM, Brian Pepple bpep...@fedoraproject.org wrote: Quick clarification. We discussed making swfdec installed by default during the development of Fedora 9, but decided against doing so since we felt it wasn't quite ready for that. Ah, thanks for the clarification,

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-03 Thread Peter Robinson
I'm not sure if it was considered, but as the maintainer of swfdec in Fedora I can state that swfdec is very cpu-intensive, and I have my doubts whether the performance on the XO would be comparable to gnash's, though it might be worth investigating. That has been my experience too, but I

Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
Hello everyone, (top-posting due to tangent nature of discussion) Just a thought here, in my experience, swfdec[1] works far better than gnash for flash websites; why not use that? There's a Firefox/Gecko plugin called swfdec-mozilla which works beautifully. swfdec{,-mozilla} use gstreamer, are

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-01 Thread Brian Pepple
On Thu, 2009-01-01 at 14:16 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: swfdec{,-mozilla} use gstreamer, are LGPLed, and support most of the Flash 9 features whereas gnash supports only a few of the Flash 9 features. swfdec is also the default Flash player on Fedora, and is the preferred flash player on

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla?

2009-01-01 Thread Carlos Nazareno
Hi Nirbheek! swfdec{,-mozilla} use gstreamer, are LGPLed, and support most of the I've never really tried Swfdec before, but if it also uses Gstreamer for decoding SWF sound (almost always encoded in MP3), we'd still end up with the same problem as that currently experienced in getting sound to

Re: Why not use swfdec-mozilla? (was Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC)

2009-01-01 Thread Peter Robinson
swfdec{,-mozilla} use gstreamer, are LGPLed, and support most of the Flash 9 features whereas gnash supports only a few of the Flash 9 features. swfdec is also the default Flash player on Fedora, and is the preferred flash player on Ubuntu. Quick clarification. We discussed making swfdec